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got ourselves more heat and more humidity and a few more showers popping up right now. maryland's most powerful doppler and we're highlighting north sections of gaithersburg where they have a shower pushing through it may find its way into the border of southern carroll and north howard county along the i-70 stretch. we'll track that for you. and some clouds being thrown out ahead of those showers. and more back into the mountains. 77 right now that is the temperature in baltimore, 57 easton. it feels like the low zeros with the heat index and we're going through 93 and more big storms pop up this afternoon and this evening. 6:31 and to the roads with kim. >>> we're quiet so far. and no accidents to let you know about. that is always good news. that is the best thing that you want to hear as you head out the door. you see traffic flowing freeley march every where this is the inner an outer are loop no problems i-70. a little more building volume there. and we which can our maps and drive times this morning, no problems on 95 either. we're still dealing with a malfunctioning traffic lig
" at 11:00. >> well, the heat slowed trains from maryland commuters. marc trains on the camden line forced to slow down. heat caused the track to expand. and that increases the chances of a train derailing. >> all across the state. thermometers hit temperatures we almost never see. chief meteorologist vytas reid is here with a look at how hot it got today and hot how hot it will get tomorrow. >> we're talking about the word being extreme. extreme in our weather as we have seen just about 90 days ago. we were dealing with piles of snow around baltimore. if we have not forgotten, largest snowfall for the winter season for the 2009, 2010 season of 79.9 inches of snowfall. and then a cool raining, short period of time for spring. and now we are seeing this record breaking temperatures. record high today of 105. out at bwi thurgood marshall airport. we're talking about temperatures warming through the day. up to 105. and an r stands for still rising. that was the number we got for a high. and the last record on july, july 6, was 1999. 11 years ago. and then we had 101 on that day. normally our
. the forecast is minutes away. >>> breaking news out of oxon hill, maryland. the inner loop of the beltway is closed because of a deadly accident these are live pictures of the back up near st. barnabas road. at this point, no word on when the inner loop will open, but we will keep you posted. >>> coming up, a local doctor is missing. it might have something to do with what a patient said he did behind closed doors. >> a woman is suing a major airline, trying to force them to return $20. >> new fears the cap over the gulf oil well may not hold. >> next, extra friends. gulf oil well may not hold. >> next, extra friends. >>> if you are on facebook, you are not alone. >> as of today, you may have 500 million new friends. half a billion? >> it is half the people. -- is lot of people. one in 14 is using facebook right now. how much time we're spending on it is daunting. >> probably half an hour. >> some people wake up to it, and it is the last thing they do before going to bed. as of today, more than five under million people are around the world are using facebook to keep in touch with friends
told you about a few moments ago in caroline county in maryland. that has been taken down. no tornado warning in caroline county as the storm system as we showed you has pushed into delaware. what you are seeing dehere, i will get a closer look at it. the counties in red is where we do continue to see a tornado warning that's in effect for t about another 15. and that's in kent county and central delaware and newcastle county in northern delaware. de there is your storm system. it rm slooks less impressive, b still tornado warning in effect until 7:15, efnot in maryland b in delaware. current conditions, we're delan seeing rain across the washington area. what we are gtonseeing is some misty conditions and a mix of clouds and some sun. 75 degrees is your current temperature. 84% humidity. winds out of r erthe southwest miles per hour. here is your forecast for today. mostly cloudy, showers and thunderstorms are likely. k it will be warm and humid. high about 87 and degrees. de that's a look at what is a happening with the weather. we we athave more coming up in a little bit. right no
complete coverage, it's wjz, maryland's news station. >>> blamed and threatened for the gulf oil spill, bp's ceo steps aside >> who is the company's new leader and how it will affect the cleanup. >> i'm mary bubala. >> i'm kye jackson here's what people will be talking about >>> he became the one to pass the blame of the worst environmental disaster. the look at the oil well that caused the disaster. tony hayward's announcement comes on the same day that bp posted their losses >> reporter: america getting ready to take the reigns as they promise they will make things right in the gulf >> spent the last three months on the coast and i will focus on the relationships and in washington >> reporter: the oil giant's first non-british ceo stood with tony hayward. he took over the response to the spill last month and the effort is about to enter a critical phase. they plan to pump mud and cement through the cap on the well to start the static kill. gulf coast residents are hopeful it will be seal perm independently and the gulf c cleaned up >> he knows the coast real well, i think it's
coverage. it's wjz,maryland's news station. >> hello. i'm don scott. >> and here's what people are talking about today. >> alex has weakened to a tropical storm and it's sparing texas from a direct hit. whit johnson has a look at the damage down on south padre island, texas. >> reporter: alex left plenty of debris scattered across the beach on south padre island. but the storm spared the resort town major damage. torrential rain pounded south padre island. winds knocked downpour lines, temporarily closing the only bridge on and off the island. but storms have hit the area before and people around here know it could have been much worse. >> we didn't just dodge a bullet, we didn't even load the gun. >> reporter: winds topped 105 miles per hour. and low lying fishing villages were no match for 15 inches of rain. three people died when a house collapsed in acapulco. flash floods and tornadoes are possible. two twisters touched down near brownsville, texas. businesses at this tourist getaway hope to salvage some of the holiday weekend. scattered thunderstorms are still in the forecast but that
is a racketeering enterprise, operating here in maryland throughout the state. >>> new charges, filed against more than a dozen members of the bgf gang. >>> i'm jessica kartalija in baltimore city. that story next on wjz. >>> optimism for the bay's oysters. new findings about the bay's health. >>> and record-setting heat. 105 degrees today. wham about tomorrow? don't miss the updated first warning forecast. ,,,,,,,,,, if i were a customer, i'd like nonstop travel because it's quicker. because it's convenient. it's just the best way to go. keeps the cost down. [ male announcer ] fly southwest airlines nonstop out of bwi airport. it means more time doing the things i want to do. it's easy. it's hassle-free. there's no headaches. [ male announcer ] fly southwest airlines nonstop to milwaukee for just $69 one-way. i like nonstop travel because... you don't got any more stuff. [ laughter ] [ ding ] >>> just hours ago. federal racketeering charges. a gang known for committing crimes throughout maryland. jessica kartalija reports, a corrections officer is also charged with helping the gang sneak contraba
morning in a row, western maryland, west virginia. eastern shore, upper 50s and right at the atlantic beaches, it's a cool morning but a terrific day under way with a clear sky. we'll have lots of sunshine, we certainly do need pran. it does not appear we're going to have any chance of rain all the way into next week as this enormous area of high pressure will give us plenty of sunshine today and tomorrow. the low humidity will be in place through sunday and heating trend as we get into the weekend. highs today low 80s, mid-90s on the fourth of july. getting humid next week. >>> as we get under way, hard to tell from this picture, authorities were responding to an accident on the beltway inner loop. we'll look around and see what we can see. elsewhere over on the beltway, prince george's county on the inner loop and outer loop, they are still picking up the overnight road work. we're doing pretty well as friday morning gets under way. >> we are following a breaking story out of center vil, virginia, a fire ungulfed a house. look at this house. flames can be seen shooting through the r
: as the temperatures blazed again across maryland, another nursing home, liberty heights, health and rehab center in baltimore, had to be evacuated because of air conditioning problems, after the state health department made a surprise visit. >> we ultimately call the all of the assisted livings, to see if anyone else was in trouble. we were particularly concern about liberty highlights because we were notified that they had, in fact, had elevated temperatures. >> we were investigating the possible need for assistance for patients through the heat conditions. >> reporter: health officials were on heightened alert. >> difficulty breathing. >> reporter: after a patient's 911 call revealed air conditioning problems at another facility yesterday. raven wood in west baltimore. 150 people were moved elsewhere, including eric frost, who is settling in at genesis in homewood today. >> it was hot. it was hot. >> it is important to act quickly. these are the state's most vulnerable citizens. they have the greatest healthcare needs. >> none of the patients at either facility were injured. but maryland did
and took a degree from the university of maryland college. some of the time he worked as a package sorter in land over hills where he may have had access to some customer information. court records paint another picture. he was caught in an alleged stolen gun selling ring in 2009 and authorities brought a cascade of charges, including armed robbery, carjacking, burglary, false imprisonment and weapons violations. we also learned today that some of the guns seized in that sting that uncorked this case back in july of 2009, some of those guns have been taken by prince george's county police for ballistics tests, presumably in the mother- daughter murders. we don't know the results of the tests. many of the charges i outlined for you, they have been dropped or were not prosecuted in many cases as prosecutors began to realize that this person was a person of interest in these murders, and they began to realign the prosecution strategy and still seeking indictments. those are not expected until next week. as for the serial killer aspect of it, we know there is one other case in bowie where the
>>> battling the heat. >> maryland suffers through another 100-degree day. is there relief in sight? >> i'm kai jackson. and i'm mary but bal a. here's what people are talk -- bubala. here's what people are talking about. >> this record-breaking heat has people doing anything to keep cool. baltimore has opened up cooling centers. downtown, joggers braved the outdoors at fells point this morning, while others cooled down with a frozen treat. outside now, temperatures are in the triple digits. that's a new record for today. wjz is live with first warning weather coverage. bob turk and meteorologist bernadette woods have the update. >> the record previous to this afternoon was 99. we blew that out just after lunchtime. take a look at the warnings around the region. still for tonight. until late tonight, we still have the excessive heat warnings. and red flag warnings also for fire danger and heat advisory for most all areas, until late tonight. warm temperatures, 101. just coming in at 1 vanish 1 -- 101. 101 in elkton. 101 in washington. make it a little higher. 86 in ocean city. and a
to the extreme heat out there. and maryland isn't the only state feeling the burn offan exxended heatwave. -tmppratures could reach as high as 102 degrees across the mid-atlantic today. the recent holiday weekend wass3 not much cooler. the thermostat has already been in the mid-90s for several days now anddwaahington dc many visitors to the national mall indulged in good retaii therapy to cool down. >> staying in the stores keeping cool. >>>is ttat helping. come out the tores veryyslowly into the heaa. unfortunately the lieutenant governor of massachusetts did not have that opttonful while after take paat in five events -his week hh did start to feel ssck and had to be hospitalized. >>> a womaa was discovered in a parking lot. >>> hundreds of amtrak passengerr are left sweating it down in 90-degree heat. the rain came to a complete stop yesterday nortt of new york city. firecrews responded qqickly bringing water and medical aid to all of those passengers. it took 2 1/2 hours to get the fire officials say ooerhead despite thh heat, thhogh, all ú%0 passengers had to remain on board beeau
, maryland. we also understand that you could feel the earthquake also in parts of maryland, virginia, west virginia and pennsylvania. now, in 1990 we had a 2.6 earthquake here. that was the previous record. now, we understand this morning there is no damage reported yet, but we hear people saying things like they heard an explosion. they thought it was a plane or a truck. we even had one of our own photographers call in and say that he was shaken out of bed. all his neighbors were flooding to the street this morning. to one had any idea what happened before the news reports started coming out. so, erica, this is a pretty big deal for these parts. the biggest one ever recorded within 30 miles of washington, d.c. >> and a lot of people keep talking about that today. tara mergener in washington, thanks. >>> now the latest on the disaster in the gulf where there is reason for some hope this morning. the oil has finally stopped gushing from that blown out well. but the next 36 hours of testing the new containment cap will tell the entire story. cbs news correspondent kelly cobiella is on the gu
. >>> our hottest spot in the heat wave is frederick, maryland. 106 yesterday afternoon. that is hotter than phoenix or las vegas. we did manage to find a few people walking along the streets of this historic city. >> shocking because like air- conditioning then you are suddenly outside. you don't realize it at first but then when you are walking, wow. >> frederick was not the hottest place in the country. that title goes to death valley, california which hit 116 degrees. >>> a tough time for commuters around philly. a train heading for trenton stalled last night leaving more than 1500 passengers on board with no power or air- conditioning for 30 minutes. today more trouble for people trying to get to work. septa reported a dozen trains delayed while new jersey transit canceled several trains because of the heat. >>> usually extreme weather in buffalo, new york, means feet of snow and below zero temperatures. the city is baking in the heat. the temperature hit 90 today for the first time in three years. tomorrow it's expected to be hotter. >>> go to for tips on keeping cool. we w
of these counties in orange, still under an excessish heat advisory. most of maryland, western maryland and west virginia mid-70s. we can blame this area of high pressure that will give us another day with extreme heat with high s reaching 100 degree. today we may have had a record day for washington. steaming humidity tomorrow friday and saturday. and a chance of some much-needed rain as well. highs in the mid-90s tomorrow. near 90 on friday and again on saturday. let's check traffic jerry. how are we doing. >> good morning, everyone. we're doing pretty well. had a long holiday weekend and a break from the road work. crews went back at it last night. on the maryland side over near route 4 and 5. 14th street bridge doing all right. let's head over to maryland. over the beltway, kenilworth avenue, both the inner loop and outer loop appear to be doing okay. joe and eun? >> the extreme heat isn't just taking a toll on the people, it includes power lines to the metro track. >> slow, hot. a lot of people complaining. >> reporter: some of them are on this red line metro train during tuesday's rush hou
are still looking for her killer. family and friends remembered her at a service last night. >>> a maryland soldier officially faces charges connected to leaking of this video in iraq t shows an apache helicopter againing down unarmed men. army specialist bradley manning is facing multiple accounts of putting national security at risk. >>> british petroleum is looking to break down the barrels of oil pouring into the gulf with bacteria. the latest attempt is an oil- eating microbe produced by a florida biotech firm. we have a report. >> they eat it as a food source. they degrade it. they take it apart molecule by molecule. >> start off with a very small concentration. >> this is one of several companies pitching a type of oil-eating back tear what to help clean up the gulf. their product is made from naturally occurring microbes that break town oil that are then concentrated, fermented and strayed on the oil, a process called bioremediation. it is commonly used to clean up toxic industrial accidents, jet fuel spills and brown fields. oil-eating bacteria was used to help clean up the alaska
of maryland are in a bit of a doubt right now officially at. we could use showers because we are in a very dry weather pattern. that is good news for the fourth of july weekend. clouds are pushing to the east, mostly sunny across the region. 65 right now at reagan national. it's 47 in winchester. you need a light jacket out west. 82 and sunny today. a lot of sunshine tomorrow, near 90 degrees. and the humidity by the fourth of july, mid-90s. >>> southbound to 70 out of frederick getting to montgomery county looks fabulous. 95 virginia, the left side of the screen in this camera is trying to get to work, with no major talaya out of dale city heading to springfield. the going is the right side in the geico camera, from the belt way down to richmond, the lanes open. alison and doug. >> thank you. >>> our top story, almost 2 million people left out to dry. emergency water main work in montgomery county has forced mandatory restrictions on customers all across the region. the water problems will last for days. pamela brown is live in potomac with more details on this. good morning. >> good morning.
in the area are without power. 262,000 in montgomery county, maryland. 43,000 without power in baltimore. 48,000 in northern virginia. and the clean-up has just begun. the damage is so severe and so widespread that as of now, they have no timetable as to when most places will be back online. in maryland, i'm kristin fisher for cbs news. >> thank you. >>> there were also severe storms in the midwest and rising floodwaters caused an iowa dam to break. cbs news correspondent cynthia bowers is in delhi, iowa, with the latest. good morning, cynthia. >> reporter: good morning, betty. what's amazing about this is that this concrete dam has stood since the 1920s when it was built for hydroelectric power. the lake it formed had provided generations of iowa families with an affordable getaway until a stream came crashing down, taking out a 30-foot section of concrete. a nine-mile lake was reduced to a puddle. the sad news for folks here is in a recession, finding the money to rebuild this thing may be next to impossible. no loss of life is the only good news here. betty? >> all right, cbs's cynthia bo
near nearby gaithersburg, maryland but felt hundreds of miles away. >> it was more of a really low rumble and the vibration rather than like a jet engine noise. i wasn't sure what it was. >> reporter: earthquake expert mike blanpied with the u.s. geological survey says earthquakes aren't rare in these parts. new york, southern virginia and the carolinas are more probably, but the d.c. region has had a few relatively minor tremors. >> in this area we're probably not going to get the big one right around here. we could get earthquakes big enough to do some damage and certainly there are many parts of the country that could. >> reporter: no one was injured and there was no damage reported, but people sure are talking about it. weighing in on the did you feel it section of the usgs website calling in to fox 5. but some people never even felt the earthquake sleeping through it, only learning about it hours later. >> as far as i'm concerned it did not happen. >> reporter: nothing except a little rattling and rolling has got folks talking over dinner about the day the earth around the d.c
for the future. 5700 new jobs that makes maryland more competitive in the world economy. without governor o'malley, this expansion would never have happened. his commitment to upgrading our port and fighting for our workers is unparalleled. martin o'malley, there's never a doubt who's side he's on. martin o'malley. moving maryland forward. >>> more on the storm that has brought work in the gulf to a standstill. officials fear the delay could last as long as two weeks. >>> and lindsay lohan's first weekend in jail. will she be allowed visitors? we'll find out. reviving the economy means reinventing the way we do business. here's to the owners showing us the way. [trumpet playing "reveille" fades to silence] have you tried honey bunches of oats with real strawberries? wow. it's seriously strawberry. they're everywhere. it's in the bunches, on the flakes, even real strawberries in the mix. can i have some more? honey bunches of oats with real strawberries. it's delicious. nobody does it quite like us. experience new positively nourishing body washes from aveeno, the naturals brand dermatologis
york's jones beach down to ocean city maryland, you could barely see the sand for the umbrellas as people flocked to the shore to cool off. throughout the northeast, they're bracing for even higher temperatures as the week moves on. bill karins will have more for us on that in just a few moments. >>> now here's a look at some other stories making news early today in america. in iowa, tragedy struck a fourth of july parade when two horses pulling a wagon were spooked and started galloping out of control. the run away steed dragged them for a six block stretch. sadly a 60-year-old woman was killed and at least 23 were injured. >>> in tennessee, flames lit up the night sky after one town's independence day celebration. moments after a fourth of july fireworks finale, an abandoned building burt into flames. it took fire crews hours to get the flames under control. officials say the fire started in a wire box on the roof. and have not said if the fireworks contributed to the blaze. >>> in michigan, a husband and wife spate their way to top honest are ors for the second year in a row.
maryland did report its 8th heat-related death. they're keeping track of the deaths. >> we're using it now to help us monitor around the state. visits to the emergency room that are heat-related. obviously any death associated with the heat is one too many. >> a few more notes on the heat. there are 390 people without power. across the state from bge. cooling centers are open across the region. there are continuing marc delays. but the mta has extended hours for the call center. and buses on standby, in case of extreme delays. and for the last night, tonight, only, the city pools are open extended hours. a good way to cool off. reporting live in northwest baltimore, mike hellgren, wjz eyewitness news. >> all right, mike. thank you. >>> remember, wjz is always on. for a full list of those cooling centers, live doppler radar, and instant updates on the forecast, log onto >>> a verdict in the trial of a baltimore county woman, accused in hay gruesome killing -- a gruesome killing. the jury decides mary koontz knew what she was doing when she murdered her estranged husband and tried t
with fun in the sun in maryland this weekend, but they will be dealing with major heat along with humidity. it is already quite warm outside. will we see more dangerous temperatures today? good morning gwen. it's going to be another day melanie where the challenge will be to try to stay cool. let's take a look at what we did temperature wise yesterday. we broke record at all three airports. 101 at national and airport, 99 at dulles. these records setback from 23 years ago in 1987. right now at national airport, 79 degrees. humidity is up at 74%. so it's another day we'll have to deal with that. a very light northerly wind, that will soon change and some neighborhood temperatures ranging into the upper to mid-80s in some areas even. and we're going to continue to see that as the day and the morning does continue to wear on. and we d have a chance of storms this afternoon. we're keeping a close eye on a frontal system headed our way. our high today is 98 degrees. a heat advisory in effect until 8:00 tonight. i'll have more details later. >>> thank you. a lot of people are staying indoors to
>> welcome back. it's 12 minutes after 6:00 a.m. 83 degrees already at the maryland science center. this shot is indicative of today. poor air quality and a lot of heat to talk about. most areas are in the 70's. 76 in cockeysville. 75 in cecil county. the difference between yesterday and today is the dew point. it will feel worse today because the dew points are now in the upper 60's to around 70. yesterday we were in the low 60's. it makes a huge difference in how it feels. we have high pressure and this is a big dome of heat. there is an area of low pressure that will work its way back and pushed the center of the heat away from us by the end of the week. we're trapped under the stagnant air mass. it will be hot. there is pollution trap. code red air quality for all the major cities up and down the i- 95 quarter. if you have asthma, take it easy because it is hot and there's a lot of pollution. there is a heat advisory for most of the area today. you need a heat index of 105 and i think that will be verified. will we break any records? it will be closed. the record today is 101. should be r
eyes. >>> your eyes are popping open, just before 5:00. "good morning maryland," i'm jamie costello. megan has the day off. meteorologist justin berk with the weather. >> good morning. we've had a rough ride so far. a lot of us were awakened with storms. showing up on maryland's most powerful doppler radar. also expecting more storms this afternoon with a chance some could turn severe. check out maryland's most powerful doppler radar, if you see that last image up top, we have 795 lightning strikes in the region just over the last two hours. in fact we can zoom in a little closer, you can see most of the storms passing off to the north. from hagerstown to frederick, westminster, you're getting wet. looks like most of the energy passing towards hanover and york but looks like at least a chance of showers may try to pass through the immediate area, towson northbound as we head through this afternoon. isolated rumble of thunder. more storms this afternoon as we go for the 2-degree guaranteed high of 92. >>> our first check of the roads with kim brown. >> good morning. you may find wet
temperature, as well. farther to our west, the blue ridge and maryland, virginia, it's in the low to mid southwest this morning. in southern maryland, northern neck, eastern shore, temperatures there are in the southwest to near 80. look at the dew points there in the low 70s in many locations, especially around the bay and the eastern shore. that is sweltering humidity fp out of the mountain, it's cooler and more comfortable. western maryland, west virginia now in the low 60s. eastern shore now, the mid-70s. and this huge area of high pressure that's been plaguing us the last few days with the heat is now beginning to sink a bit to the south and a developing area of low pressure off the atlantic seaboard will give us a south easterly flow today when which will bring in clouds and also increased humidity. a slight chance of an afternoon thunderstorm, then likely thunderstorms as the front approaches from the west coming in friday evening and off and on on saturday. highs tomorrow near 90. saturday mid and upper 80s. and then low humidity for sunday, highs near 90. jerry, how is the traff
certified by maryland's most powerful doppler radar. >> good morning, it's 7:24. we are currently dry around baltimore and towson up to our north. we've had showers in pennsylvania. this one through southern lancaster county, may clip the northern border, but the reason you are seeing clouds this morning. there's a frontal boundary to our west. it looked active a couple hours ago. but we are left with the mugginess and much more energy beyond that, as temperatures are actually at 79 right now in town. same story in easten. that will be fuel for this frontal boundary. it comes through early afternoon. the lunch hour, you may have to think twice about that outside. crossing south of baltimore around the bay bridge, annapolis, and down towards cambridge and delaware. this will be around the lunch hour and into the afternoon, it pushes into southern maryland. trips to the beach or from the beach will be wet, but by that point in time, 3:00 and beyond, we'll see the sun returning and a drop in humidity. it gets better for the weekend. today, 92, 2-degree guarantee. that should be around mi
and maryland. do we have the m dot camera? out of easton, no problems, that's eastbound toll plaza at sandy point. very nice and easy right. bay sand is recommending that you leave after 11:00 so leave before 11:00 if you're heading back from the beach. that's a check of your fox 5 on- time traffic. >> thank you, lauren. >>> well new this morning, a deadly accident out on the roads in northern virginia. it happened at 1:00 a.m. at the intersection of chapel road and glen cove drive if cliffton. there were six people in an suv that went off the road and hit a tree. a 31-year-old man died and five others are hospitalized. fairfax county police say it appears speed was a factor in the crash. >>> and also new this morning, a nasty accident involving a car and metro bus in south east d.c. a metro spokesperson said the driver of the car ran a light at 14th street and was t- boned by a bus. bus went on to hit one other vehicle. the were passengers on the bus at the time. one person was seriously hurt and three others suffered minor injuries but it's unclear whether those that were hurt were in th
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to me, it's eun yang -- 75 in washington and 70 degrees in maryland.ffd, virgin manassas. you can see on the radar, rain showers marching into central ohio and eastern kentucky, part of a weather disturbance sliding our direction. there will be a chance for showers late this afternoon. west of the blue ridge and west virginia here in town, our rain chances don't sneak up until about the time the sun goes down. sn sunshine this morning and tomorrow will be the best chance for rain, two different chances, once first thing in the morning and another with the daytime heating later in the day. rain chances will taper on on wednesday. thursday will be the day we all get to complain about with a temperature up near 95 degrees. one day at 95 isn't the same as two days over 100 like last week. >> that is for sure. let's see how we're doing. those of you coming in from the west, interstate 66, no early worries, if you're heading eastbound that looks good all the way out. let's see how we're doing against new york avenue and north capitol street. travel lanes are open. wilson bridge and fine is
. >>> 78 degrees in laurel, maryland. here is a nut -- nice shot of the sunrise. it is uncomfortable in terms of the humidity. the heat has been high the last couple of days but the humidity is higher while the temperature will go down a little bit. we are on our way to 93 thanks so much. more on your thursday outlook a little later on in the show. robin? >> all right, marysol. thank you. >>> now, to the lebron watch. basketball superstar, lebron james, will announce tonight where he will play next season. he will do it live on espn. the 25-year-old known as king james has been the subject of much speculation. mike greenberg of espn radio's "mike and mike in the morning" will help us dive into this. on your program, you said. it's going to be on espn tonight, this big announcement. what's the latest you're hearing, greeny? >> all signs seem to be pointing to miami. yesterday, they put together two great players. dwyane wade, who has been there for several years. and another, chris bosh, agreed to play with him. if they put that group together with lebron james, they would immediately
administration claims they're not liable for injuries suffered by the only survivor of the 2006 maryland medivac crash in which air traffic controllers provided outdated weather information. the attorney for jordan wells says that faa officials sent her a letter last month declining to pay damages that wells asked for. last year, the crash that killed four people was caused by a combination of factors including outdated weather information. >>> banking giant wells fargo is laying off 3800 employees over the next year. the company is closing some 638 independent consumer finance offices. wells fargo acquired wachovia in 2008. >>> later today: the governor and mayor of baltimore, they're going to announce funding to extend the operating hours of about 10 area recreation centers and they will extend the hours in areas of baltimore with a lot of at-risk youth. this gives kids a safer place to socialize and keep them out of trouble. it'll keep ten rec centers open for four extra hours each night through middle of august. >>> let's look at the orioles losing to detroit yesterday. the final score was 4
, that is a field just a few miles outside of d.c. -- maryland, actually. looks pretty good to me. >> looks good. >> we'll get you the late nest a live report from down there. >> wow. >> in just a couple of minutes. we're very happy there's no damage or injuries. >>> take a look at another great picture. this is a sight gulf coast residents have waited nearly three months to see, oil -- no oil gushing from that busted pipe in the gulf. it is a relief for a lot of people. but bp cautions no one should celebrate just yet. remember, this is an integrity test on that new cap, engage the pressure within the ruptured oil well. of course it's only a temporary fix until the relief wells are operational. we'll have more on that just ahead. >>> plus casey anthony, the florida mom accused of murdering her own daughter, breaks down in court as she sees her entire family for the first time in 20 months. we'll have details coming up. >>> we'll begin with that breaking news, an overnight earthquake felt in and around the nation's capital. people working in our washington studio felt it. that is where our tom c
friday, sick people had died of heat-related causes in maryland so far this year which was as many as all of 2009. virginia and d.c. have already seen pore heat-related deaths than they saw last year. it is proof of just how dangerous the weather can be. infants, young people and the elderly are especially at risk. >> number one, avoid direct sunlight and avoid the middle part of the day when it will be hottest outside. out there and you are feeling dizzy, headachy, crampy, hydrate, get out of the heat. >> we are talking more about the health risks heat can pose and what local emergency rooms have been dealing with. that is coming up later this hour. >>> there are plenty of places to go in the district to stay cool. city pools are opening two hours earlier at 11:00 this morning. they will close one hour later at 9:00 p.m. the city has opened its 62 cooling centers. officials are especially worried about older residents and are providing transportation to the cooling centers as well. >> we are wishing fans to seniors and folks with disabilities, providing transportation to the cooling cent
injuries. >> marylanders woke up to an early-morning earthquake. it was a 3.6 magnitude earthquake that happened at 5:04 a.m. in germantown area. there are reports of it being felt from york county pennsylvania to virginia. it is the largest earthquake to hit maryland. Ñoçpççç >> good morning. a quick look at h.d. doppler radar. storms in maryland last evening have moved off shore. a couple storm complexes in kentucky. if they make the trip across the mountains and survive, probably that would pass south of us today. it would be on the edge of a boundary between warmer air and drier air to the south. 76 degrees. 87% the humidity. the barometer is down a little bit but showing a rising tendency, and the winds are calm. our forecast partly cloudy. maybe an isolated storm today. a better chance south of us, but even that would be isolated. southwest winds at 7 to 12. 93 to 98 for the high. if you are going to be down in the ocean today, a chance in baltimore for a scattered thunderstorm or two. partly cloudy forecast for saturday and sunday. 88 for the high on sunday. >> thank
struggling, martin o'malley is making the tough choices... to move maryland forward. [ maltry the subway achin'steak & bacon melt. and build your better breakfast with the new steak and bacon muffin melt with, oh yeah, bacon. crank up the flavor at subway. >>> we're back, "early show" on a monday morning. and it is sunny and warm outside in the northeast right now. but dave price says, thunderstorms potentially. >> potentially. >> which would be great. cool things off a bit. >> it would be very nice to cool things off a bit. speaking of cooling off, if you are on vacation to cool things off or warm up, luggage can be a huge hassle. checking your luggage can be a huge hassle when you fly. you may need to pay a fee and the airline could still lose your bags, but that headache might be a thing of the past, thanks to our travel editor, peter gren burg, you don't want to miss his money-saving tips. peter says he's not checked a bag in eight years. >> if peter says to do it, i'm following. the man knows his stuff. >>> speaking of vacation, the first family spent a fun-filled weekend in maine,
to leonardtown, maryland. down in st. mary's county. come on out and meet me, tony, tucker, holly, we'll be in the town square from 6:00 until 10:00 tomorrow morning and we cannot wait. >> come on out and meet us and if you feel like bringing some biscuits, go right ahead. >> we're not going to say don't do it. >> i won't say no. >> i've been looking forward to it. >> i've been reading up on their website. it looks look a charming community. and i know we have them on our weather maps. looking forward to it. >> we sure do. >> we'll all be there. >>> so what's the weather going to be like? >> hot and humid. we're getting used to it. it's summertime in washington. definitely on the humid side. temperatures will be mid-90s this afternoon. >> that's better. >> won't be record heat. let's take a look at our current temperature and the current temperature is 81 degrees. 81 at reagan national. humidity is 74%. that is not pleasant. winds out of the east at 3 miles per hour. pressure 30.01 inches, falling slightly. our high pressure is breaking down. that's good news. notice on the satellite
in potomac, maryland. take a look of this picture. this is amazing. this is a long been 10,000800 block of deeper glen road --10, 800 block. >>> it has been really hot, a scorcher for several days now. hey, steve, how are things looking? >> it is hot out there. a cool-down on the way across the area, but it will take several hours. we tied a record at dulles, making it up to 101 degrees, and we broke the records at reagan national and bwi-marshall earlier today. here are some temperatures from the weatherbug network here at the belfort furniture weather center. it is going to remain quiet and mostly dry for most of us for the next several hours or so. heading over to nationals park, it is 96 degrees for the current temperature. it feels like 100 degrees. sunny and hot. temperatures will fall slowly through the 90's. here is our forecast. we still have a he did rise in effect for the metro area until 11:00 this evening -- we still have a heated by surry -- a heat advisory. high pressure to the south and west of us. we will look for a little relief tomorrow, but thunderstorms, a better ch
out of newington into springfield. in maryland this will traffic south on 270. traffic is moving at a pretty good clip at 109 into germantown. travel times in our favor of dulles greenway, the dulles toll road. 66 flowing to manassas. that's about it. alison and doug. >> thank you. >>> the record-setting heat wave, temperatures were eligible digits up and down the east coast on tuesday. in new york it was 103 degrees. philadelphia was 102. breaking the century mark for the first time in nine years. b.w.i. marshall was 105 degrees. we could be back in record territory again today. we have live team coverage this morning with pamela brown outside union station with some of the problems the heat is causing. >> there are many. to give you an idea of what we are dealing with, temperatures at b.w.i. marshall yesterday were the highest, the second- highest on record at reagan national. today we are expected to tied the record a break the record which is 99. some people have more options than others. residents at colonial village apartments in oxon hill are forced to go outside in the he
. in the news for today, breaking news, an amber alert has been issued in maryland. police are looking for 2-year-old aaron gomez. he has curly black hair. about 3'4" tall and weighs 40 pounds. last seen wearing a red shirt and blue pants. police believe aaron was snatched outside the mount vernon metro station in the district. police say he was abducted by 22-year-old jose turcios. he's 5'8" and about 195 pound and has a pony tail. turcios also has a tattoo on his neck that says lidia and ice tattooed on his arm. he may be driving a black 199 nissan sentra with maryland tags 5 fge 91. your forecast is coming up next. stay with us. ♪ [ deb ] people don't just come to ge capital for money. they come to us for help. at ge capital, we've been financing taylor guitars for over eight years, helping them build a strong dealer network. bringing music to people... i like that. ♪ ♪ [ bob ] i didn't know you could play. i didn't either. ♪ >>> welcome back. kim martuccijoins us now. >>> we'll ease back into the summer time heat as we think about the next few days. today baby step from 24r0er8s
gets the house, the car. but who gets the dog? how one divorce case in maryland may change the way pets are viewed when a marriage splits up. carol costello's got a "gut check" for us ahead. >>> checkin this morning. as we cross the half-hour, three employees at the u.s. embassy in paris are being treated for poisoning after opening their mail citing a french police source, reuters says the exact nature of the poisonings is not yet known. the source also did not know the seriousness of the employees' condition. no comment yet from the u.s. embassy. >>> turns out the number of graves mislabeled or mismarked at arlington national cemetery is way more than originally thought. as many as 6,600 graves at arlington may have been affected in this. the army's previous estimate is much smaller. around 211 plots at the military burial ground. >>> this is now the deadliest month for u.s. troops in afghanistan since the war began nine years ago. in the past 24 hours, nato says three american soldiers were killed in two different blasts in southern afghanistan. that brings july's death toll to 63. >
. ♪ now, good morning maryland. >> it's going to be 100 degrees today. we have been asked to face it. are you tired of it yet? >> i am. >> there you go. >> i'm more concerned we don't -- that we don't have coffee. >> i know. >> i'm jamie. >> and i'm megan. >> i missed you. we have the code red in effect. you need to be a aware of the exposure. near or above 105 heat wave. we are going to be high and dry here in maryland. winds, they are not a big
chase, maryland, where neighbors are taking a close look at the health of their trees after high winds knocked down a tree on east west highway. crews clear out and haul away chunks of a tree in chevy chase. heavy rain and high winds split the massive tree in two this morning and toppled power lines, knocked down the traffic sign and crashed on to this van. fortunately, the driver was okay, but kelly murray and her seven-year-old daughter, sloan, weren't as lucky. they died last summer when a tree fell on their car just a mile down the road from this morning's incident. >> these trees do cause a danger. >> the healthy tree is more likely to fall than a sick one. >> because a healthy tree is full of a lot of heavy, healthy foliage and when you get a combination of high winds, saturated soil, where the roots can't hold anymore, the healthy trees is like the wind hitting a sail in a sailboat. >> even though we are getting plenty of storms and showers this week, cannot undue the damage done by this very dry summer so far. in arlington, at least a dozen public trees have died. two truck
spring, maryland, builders are working woin on winchester homes. amtrak put an emergency heat plan in place to make sure passengers don't suffer like they did a couple of weeks ago when a marc train lost power and stranded passengers in sweltering heat for two hours. >> it contains elements including additional water, crews monitoring onboard conditions, making sure crews are providing communication to keep passengers informed. we have rescue locomotives and rescue trains available. we are making an effort to put passengers first. >> reporter: metro is having heat-related delays. operating red line trains between new york avenue and rhode island avenue in five miles an hour because of a heat kink on the tracks. they are expecting more heat kinks in the coming days. they are taking some of their cars out of service where they find they are having faulty air conditioning. this pepco crew behind me is hoping to have power restored in the neighborhood of northeast washington so residents don't have to endure a rerun of the heat of the night. live at the scene, back to you in the studio
evening, i'm jim vance. >> and i'm doreen gentzler. the extreme heat broke records in virginia, maryland and every other mid-atlantic state. and though not a record, we hit 102 in washington today. as we'll hear from our reporters, the heat proved too much for some infrastructure in our area. and downright dangerous for people and pets. but we begin with meteorologist veronica johnson. >> as you said, 102 degrees today. that was just one degree shy of the record. and we hit that at 4:00. we knew this was going to be a long, hot day for us. when at noontime the temperature rose to 100 degrees. but 4:00, again, 102. then we stayed with that high heat right until about 7:00 to 8:00. 97 was the temperature at 8:00 p.m. and even at 10:00 p.m. is when we finally dropped into the 80s. again, the record, 103 set back in 1999. you can see still plenty hot. 87 in the district. 78. generally in the 80s now with humidity feeling more like we're in the mid-80s. we've got another day of this, just one more of high heat. heat advisory for tomorrow. and we could easily, i think, tie if not break the rec
miles from here in rockville, maryland and we also understand that you could feel the earthquake also in parts of maryland virginia west virginia and pennsylvania. now, in 1990 we had a 2.6 earthquake here. that was the previous record. now, we understand this morning there is no damage reported yet, but we hear people saying things like they heard an explosion, they thought it was a plane or a truck, and we each hadven had one of our own photographers call in and say that he was shaken out of bed all his neighbors were flooding to the street this morning. nobody had any idea what happened before the news reports started coming out. so erica, this is a pretty big deal for these parts. again, the biggest one ever recorded within 30 miles of washington, d.c. >> and a lot of people keep talking about that today. tara mergener in washington thanks. harry? >>> okay erica, now to the latest in the disaster in the gulf, where there is reason for hope this morning that oil has finally stopped gushing from that blown-out well. but the next 36 hours of testing the new conta
filed a lawsuit in court claiming that maryland's restrictions on carry permits violate the second amendment. the attorney attorney's office refuses to comment. >> the state delegates office is calling for stricter immigration laws. he said law enforcement officers with reasonable suspicion should be able to ask questions about people's zip -- citizenship. he would also like the rule of law act which would prohibit cities from having policies that grant sanctuary to illegal citizens and would also give citizens enforcement power. >> we will give a citizen the right to sue if that citizen feels they are put in harm's way. this will give power to the people to remove politicians in which case they could be removed from office for malfesasnce of. >> we're back in just a moment with a check on today's with a check on today's by expanding the port, martin o'malley is creating the next generation of jobs right here in baltimore. 5700 hundred jobs... that means work for today... but even more jobs for the future. 5700 new jobs that makes maryland more competitive in the world economy. wit
, the exit for new hampshire avenue. >> the race for governor of maryland is rematch of 2006. this time rules reverses. the current governor will joi ♪ >>> 7:30 now on a thursday morning. the 15th of july, 2010. nice view in the distance, the statue of liberty. lady liberty, the new york harbor, as taken from the top of the rock above our theater in rockefeller center. that was a nice, warm, muggy day here in manhattan. we'll go outside to say hi to those people in just a little while. the music, by the way, is our way of reminding you that grammy winner will be here for a live concert tomorrow morning in our 8:30 half hour. inside studio 1a i'm matt lauer along with meredith vieira. and coming up, they're shocking, their offensive, but are they the real thing? there are reports that mel gibson's camp now claims to have proof that those much talked about audio recordings we've been hearing so much of were edited or altered. we'll have an expert on audio listen to them. we did that. we're going to tell you what that expert thinks straight ahead. >>> also ahead, you search bottle bomb on the
and thuuderstorms and thenna few isolated chances later for the central part of the state. western art of maryland earlier, we're already seeing showers and thunderstorms move into garrett counny. furrher east ttward hagerstown this morning. 89 degrees is the new hour. we ssould be already warming up quite a bit close to the high %-temperature and as you can se, tonight the warm and humid, 7443 for the overnight low, 92 and 90 for tomorrow and wednesday's high temperatures and we stay in the 90s all the way through ú%eerest of the wwek with thunderstorms more prevalent in the next couple of days and -solated chances thereafter through ssturday. what is on the roadways, candace dold has he answer with the3 traffic edge.3 candace. >> reporter: not too much happening out there. that is good news, you're going to love these nnmbers. ú%aveling on beltway, 59 miles at libertied boulevard. at 65, traveling through the beltwaa at pikesville. we want to show you what you can see at the key bridge on 695. it's going to be a beaatiful shot there. and there in both directions. the pace moving on theebeltw
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